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Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 22:11:57 +0100
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On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 08:33:49PM +0000, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> 	I've been caught this way too and I'd love a solution but it's not
> easy to provide given that the shell does the globbing. I've often thought
> that was a mistake but if so it's a hard one to unwind at this stage.

Making the shell provide the globbing is the only sane approach. See all
the random issues on MS-DOS with programs interpreting globs or not.


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